The sophistication of organised crime groups infiltrating companies has increased, making use of cyber channels to achieve their objectives. As the methodologies employed by fraudsters continue to increase in sophistication, organisations need to constantly stay ahead of the game and be continuously equipped to thwart and address incidences of fraud.
If community engagement is not well executed, it can lead to project delays and community backlash. The emergence of technology and social media has opened up a vast opportunity to engage members of the community that have been hard to reach although it also raises new challenges to successfully and effectively use this resource to its full potential.
EAs and PAs play an integral role in the success of executives. With roles, responsibilities and expectations constantly evolving, it’s crucial for today’s EAs and PAs to stay ahead of the game, anticipate demands and be proactive.
The Australian Research Council recently announced a round of grant funding for 2016 and APO is very pleased to have been awarded infrastructure funding to develop Stage II of our Linked Data capabilities. Linked Data PolicyHub Stage II: Urban and Regional Planning, Infrastructure and Communications will support researchers to access and analyse organised collections of diverse documents and datasets from the policy information ecosystem.
The Policy Online Briefing email newsletter provides regular updates on the latest public policy research and resources from Australia and beyond. In the last year this newsletter has grown from a weekly to a twice-weekly service and the volume of new content continues to increase. As of 2 November 2015 we are offering five new Topical Weekly Briefings, which allow you to limit your service to the fields you are most interested in.
At this year's Australian Internet Governance Forum, to be held in Melbourne on 6-7 October 2015, Amanda Lawrence, from APO, is organising a panel to discuss how third sector organisations can use the internet to influence public policy and improve access to knowledge.
The United Nations is negotiating a new development agenda to succeed the Millennium Development Goals. The agenda will guide all countries on approaches to improving people’s lives, and outline a new set of goals to be reached during the period 2016-2030.